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Transfer Orientation at SUNY Plattsburgh

Transfer 1: Friday, June 26 (with overnight option on June 25)

  • Students with birth months in January, through and including, June.

Transfer 2: Wednesday, July 22 (with overnight option on July 21)

  • Students with birth months in July, through and including, December.

Check-In Times for Transfer Orientation

Check-in for Transfer Orientation begins at 8:00am and ends at 9:00am in the Angell College Center Lobby. (Please park in Lot 16 or 28 to enter the Angell College Center Lobby. The address for this lot is 101 Broad St. Plattsburgh, NY 12901)

If you need overnight accommodations check-in will be 7-9pm in your designated Residence Hall the night before your session. (Please park in Lot 18 to enter Whiteface Hall.)

Transfer Session Fees

*Meals for family members are not included in the program fee. They will need to pay for each meal at the dining facility should they choose to join us for meals.

Orientation Fee Breakdown

Students: Student meals, programs/activities, housing, staff training and support, program materials/giveaways, professional staff salaries, overhead charges for use of facilities, etc.

Family Members: Student meals, programs/activities, student program housing, staff training and support, program materials/giveaways, professional staff salaries, overhead charges for use of facilities, linens, etc.

What does "staying off campus" mean for my parents and family members?

Staying off campus means that you are going to make off campus accommodations at your own expense. Click on the link for a listing of Local Accommodations.

 The Family Program

Your family is welcome and encouraged to join you for your Orientation Session. We can guarantee that we will keep them busy, informed, and entertained with a program we have designed just for them! In participating in the Family Program, your family members will:

  • Develop a comfort level with SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Learn about the topics and concerns that family members have told us are most important to them
  • Learn how to be a valuable and supportive resource for you as you progress as a student at SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Have lots of fun with our Family Staff!

Family Testimonials from Last Summer:

"Superb! You can tell everyone in the group was committed to bring a good message to us and our kids." ~ Parent"Absolutely phenomenal! ~Parent

"Helped to ease the concerns of parents." ~ Parent

"I expected less but was pleasantly surprised with the investment made by all in this program." ~ Parent

"Terrific program! Handouts and presentations were extremely helpful." ~ Parent

"The best Orientation program I've ever seen!" ~ Parent

 Transfer Orientation Schedule for Sessions One and Two: 2016

Student Schedule

Available soon.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about Student Orientation at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

New Student Orientation

Office: Kehoe 602
Phone: (518) 564-3282